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The myths and truths about COVID-19 in pictures


Team Udayavani, Mar 28, 2020, 12:52 PM IST

The number of coronavirus cases in India has gone up to 873 with 9 deaths and 79 recovered cases as per the Ministry of Health at 11 am IST (March 28,2020) .

The country is under lockdown for 21 days from March 25 till April 14 and people are opting for self-isolation during the health emergency situation. However, there are several myths and false ideas being spread about the coronavirus. Here’s all you need to know:

Antibiotics not effective in treating coronavirus

Antibiotics not effective in treating coronavirus

No antibiotics is effective in treating coronavirus.

The incubation period of COVID-19 is 5 days is a myth
The incubation period of COVID-19 is 5 days is a myth
The incubation period of COVID-19 is 1-14 days.

One bowl garlic is not a cure for coronavirus

One bowl garlic being not cure for coronavirus

No scientific evidence on one bowl garlic being cure for coronavirus.

Holding your breath for 10 sec is not a coronavirus test

Holding your breath for 10 sec is not a coronavirus test

Holding your breath doesn’t prove you cannot be infected by a coronavirus.

No evidence of Pets catching COVID-19 yet

No evidence of Pets catching COVID-19 yet

Coronavirus survives only a few hours is a myth

Coronavirus survives only a few hours is a myth
Coronavirus may persist on the surface for hours and days.

Heavy intake of Vitamin C cannot cure corona infection

Heavy intake of Vitamin C cannot cure corona infection

Regular intake of Vitamin C boosts immunity.

People of all ages can get affected due to coronavirus

People of all ages can get affected due to coronavirus

People of all ages can get affected due to coronavirus. It’s a myth that it affects only older people.

Bitter gourd juice can’t treat coronavirus

Fact: Bitter gourd juice can't treat coronavirus.

Moist throat ensures protection is a myth

Moist throat ensures protection is a myth

 There is no scientific claim to support the fact that moist throat ensures protection.

 

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